HR function

Index here items on HR’s role in building organisational capability, HR leadership, improving the HR function, HR transformation, managing the HR department, HR metrics, HR audits and benchmarking, HR planning, shared services and HR outsourcing, HR competencies, HR managers, HR directors, HR brand and HR consultants.

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    Big data: one zettabyte - what are you doing with your slice?

    Big data is a big opportunity for HR – but it’s not just crunching numbers The charity Teach For America interviews tens of thousands of prospective educators each year, and ensures the very best and brightest...

    Impact of new hires ‘measured too early,’ finds global research

    More than three quarters of HR professionals worldwide measure the impact of new hires after 12 months to gauge the success of their recruitment process, a study has found. However, the ‘Understanding the race for impact...

    ROUND-UP: November 2011

    Working women The CIPD is partnering with the gender diversity campaign Opportunity Now to present its Directing Diverse Talent Award as part of the 2012 Opportunity Now Excellence in Practice Awards. These celebrate outstanding...

    Care home paper is Beardwell winner

    Insights into the experiences and views of care-home workers feature in a piece of award-winning HR-focused research by Carol Atkins of the University of Bradford School of Management and Rosemary Lucas, Manchester Metropolitan...

    Responsibility for engagement ‘lies with line managers’

    Responsibility for raising employee engagement lies predominantly with line managers rather than HR departments, according to the results of the latest People Management mini-survey. Asked to consider the influence of managers...

    Are you taking on too much?

    All too often HR directors complain about the sheer volume of work or the business not understanding the contribution initiatives are making to business goals. But is this an issue HR creates for itself? Do you have multiple...

    Making an impact

    Chartered members can pick up news and views on CIPD research and policy in the latest edition of Impact , the quarterly update magazine available online on the CIPD website or as a download. This issue includes an article...

    European HR leaders positive about prospects

    HR leaders are continuing to enjoy a strong level of support and cooperation from their CEOs, according to a new study. Eighty-three per cent of HR leaders surveyed for this year’s European HR Barometer felt that their...

    CIPD member services: Welcome to the future

    The past couple of years have witnessed a dramatic and profound change in the way busy professionals access and consume news and information. The online environment, clearly and irreversibly, has become the first port of...

    HR in Asia: Eastern time

    While western economies have been rocked by recession and painful debt reduction programmes, many Asian economies have barely paused for breath. Not all of this is circumstantial. Now may be a good time to look east for new...